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Turnip Green Soup

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was given to me by my aunt. I've never heard of it before but it is really good. A mixture of turnip greens, northern beans, kielbasa sausage, and seasonings. Great served with cornbread."
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2 h 15 m servings 228
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir kielbasa and onion in the hot oil until the onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes; set aside.
  2. Stir chicken broth, turnip greens, great Northern beans, vegetable soup mix, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder, Creole seasoning, salt, and black pepper together in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir kielbasa mixture into the boiling broth mixture, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer for 2 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I put mine in a large slow cooker and simmer on low for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 228 calories; 11.5 21.1 11.2 25 687 Full nutrition

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Mmm, love turnip soup! With cornbread. I modified somewhat using what I had on hand (1 northern, 1 black-eyed, 1 pinto) and a can of Rotel tomatoes instead of the vegetable mix. Love the combina...

Delicious! Great on a cold winter day. I have been making this for some time and everyone that has tried it loved it. I don't use the pepper sauce since I use hot sausage but that is just my pre...

Excellent soup even for a vegetarian. Just omit the sausage it is still tasty!

Comfort food at its best! My family loved this, especially the second day.

Great fall meal!

I made this in my Instant Pot and was delighted with it. I used dry beans and fresh turnip greens. I made it again and added some fresh corn from my freezer and it was even better! Six stars f...

used a 16 oz bag of turnip greens, cooked 2 hrs on stovetop

I grew up eating this soup. My dad used Spanish smoked Chorizo not Mexican instead of Kielbasa.

Excellent recipe as written. It is also easy to just use what you have on hand.